Filed under: Design/Style , Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Audi , Volkswagen Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son have sold their remaining 9.9 percent stake in Italdesign Giugiaro to Audi, and the two of them have resigned from the company that bears their name. Continue reading Giorgetto Giugiaro sells shares in legendary styling house to Audi Giorgetto Giugiaro sells shares in legendary styling house to Audi originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:01:00 EST
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Volkswagen , Safety , Germany A man installing a robot at the the Volkswagen factory in Kassel, Germany, was killed when he was hit in the chest by the machine. Continue reading VW worker killed in robot accident VW worker killed in robot accident originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:31:00 EST
VW worker killed in robot accident
Filed under: Green , Volkswagen , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Electric Volkswagen chairman Martin Winterkorn says the company is prepping a battery with a 186-mile range, which is more than double the current e-Golf. Although, it’s less than the projections of potential competitors like the Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt, and the rumored upcoming Nissan Leaf update. Continue reading Will VW’s rumored 186-mile EV battery be enough?
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Filed under: Government/Legal , Mazda , Toyota , Volkswagen , Asia , Europe , Truck Coming trade deals in the Pacific and in the EU could finally put an end to the Chicken Tax that exerts a 25-percent import tariff on foreign pickup trucks. Although, it might be a while before we see a bevy of new models on US streets. Continue reading Import pickup truck-killing Chicken Tax to be repealed
Filed under: Bugatti , Volkswagen , China , Crossover , Hatchback , Sedan , Budget , Performance , Supercars Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says that VW will offer a range of budget cars in China and perhaps in other markets in 2018. Continue reading Volkswagen building budget car family planned for China in 2018 Volkswagen building budget car family planned for China in 2018 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:44:00 EST.
Filed under: Audi , Bentley , Bugatti , Lamborghini , Porsche , Volkswagen , SEAT , Skoda The Volkswagen Group is preparing a massive shakeup to its internal structure that will see the company’s brands split into four companies of three brands. Continue reading VW Group to split brands under four holding companies VW Group to split brands under four holding companies originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .
Filed under: Green , Volkswagen , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , Green Culture , Electric VW has decided to make the e-Golf carbon neutral, from production to the first 36,000 miles of driving. The Garcia River Forest is key in making this work. Continue reading VW uses NorCal Forest to make e-Golf carbon neutral VW uses NorCal Forest to make e-Golf carbon neutral originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:01:00 EST.
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Filed under: Volkswagen , Europe , Minivan/Van Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has rolled out its new California camper van, based on the recently introduced T6-gen Transporter. It packs everything… literally including the kitchen sink
VW rolls out new California camper van
Filed under: Spy Photos , Frankfurt Motor Show , Volkswagen , Crossover With just over 90 days until its Frankfurt debut, Volkswagen has rolled out the camouflaged, production-ready body of the second-generation Tiguan crossover. Continue reading Volkswagen Tiguan tunes up for Frankfurt show Volkswagen Tiguan tunes up for Frankfurt show originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:15:00 EST.
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Filed under: Volkswagen , Sedan , Performance The Volkswagen GTI’s slightly more mature, conservative, fraternal twin, the Jetta GLI , is getting updated for 2016 in a big way. Continue reading VW reveals updated 2016 Jetta GLI VW reveals updated 2016 Jetta GLI originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds
VW reveals updated 2016 Jetta GLI